Subject: Re: CVS commit: src
To: Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
From: Luke Mewburn <lukem@NetBSD.org>
Date: 05/17/2004 10:09:04
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On Sun, May 16, 2004 at 01:24:48PM -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
| Luke Mewburn <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
| > The files & directories that were moved have _NOT_ been marked
| > `obsolete', as they contain user configuration and therefore we
| > don't want the automatic "obsolete file removal" mechanism to
| > remove them.
| Could a list of things that are obsolete be installed in that
| directory, though, so that people who look at the dir in the future
| know what isn't used any longer?
postinstall warns you about the directories in question (although
it doesn't actually migrate or remove them), which should suffice.
| > * The xdm pixmaps have have been moved to /usr/X11R6/include/X11/=
| > where the other pixmaps are.
| > (I don't consider these pictures end-user configuration).
| Actually, they are. Many sites will add images to localize the login
| screens. I do this myself. It would be nice if, at the very least, you
| could pop an image into /etc/X11/pixmaps or some such for local use.
I use a local image as well. However, I don't overwrite XFree86.xpm.
Instead, I provide my own (e.g, "NetBSD.xpm") and change the
'xlogin*logoFileName' resource in /etc/X11/xdm/Xresources.
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